Free Press Journal
  • Knock yourselves out! Sania Mirza ‘signs out’ of social media ahead of India-Pakistan Asia Cup 2018 clash

    India tennis ace Sania Mirza has opted out to sign out social media ahead of India vs Pakistan clash in the ongoing Asia Cup. Sania, married to Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik, has been soft target to social media trolls and hence the tennis player has decided to sign out of all social media platforms. Sania on Twitter wrote, “Soo less than 24hrs to go for this match, safe to sign out of

  • Whistleblower warns WADA of ‘catastrophe’ if Russia ban eased

    Los Angeles: Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov said the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) risked a “catastrophe for clean sport” if it lifts a suspension against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency later this week. Former Moscow laboratory chief Rodchenkov, who lifted the lid on Russia’s doping scandal in 2015, said Russia could only be readmitted if it acknowledged the government role in the scandal and provided full access to past test results.

  • Asia Cup 2018: How Tendulkar’s biggest fan will watch Indo-Pak clash thanks to Pakistani ‘Chacha’

    India and Pakistan will once against clash in an epic encounter at Asia Cup in Dubai. Fans are gearing themselves for the stellar game between these two arch-rivals who will face each other after the ICC Champions Trophy. And before the start of the game, we have witnessed a heart-warming tale of friendship between India and Pakistan. Sudhir Gautam, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and face of Indian

  • On This Day in History: September 19, 2007! Yuvraj Singh smashed Stuart Broad for six sixes in an over

    Yuvraj Singh has made various contributions to Indian cricket over the 18 years of his international career since making his debut back in 2000. But there is one unforgettable moment of Yuvraj’s career and that will be the T20I match between India and England during the opening T20 World Cup in 2007 where he hit six sixes off Stuart Broad in a single over at Kingsmead, exactly 11-years back. Many cricket fans

  • India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2018 Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

    The stage is set for the high-voltage game between arch-rivals India and Pakistan in Asia Cup 2018. The two teams will face each other for the first time after ICC Champions Trophy final in England where the Men in Green beat India to lift the trophy. Both the teams defeated Hong Kong to register a win each. However, India struggled with the ball while Pakistan registered a comprehensive victory and will draw

  • India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for India and Pakistan

    It will be a mother of all matches when India will take on Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2018 match today. In this match, stakes will be high and the audience will surely witness yet another India-Pakistan epic encounter. The two teams last faced each other in the ICC Champions Trophy final in England where Pakistan emerged victorious. This will be Team India’s back-to-back game and India will be missing their talismanic

  • Asia Cup 2018: India survive scare, beat Hong Kong by 26 runs

    Dubai: Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday.

  • Dhawan smashes century as India score 285-7 against Hong Kong

    Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan celebrates after scoring a century during the Asia Cup match against Hong Kong in Dubai on Tuesday.  Dhawan struck 127 in familiar surroundings of white ball cricket on a flat deck as India scored 285 for seven. Left-handed Dhawan, who had a horrendous tour of England due to serious technical deficiency on seaming tracks, cashed in on the chance against a weaker opposition on a low and slow

  • BCCI hires Dubai-based law firm for ICC hearing

    New Delhi : A day before India meet Pakistan on the cricket pitch, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) geared for an off-the-field battle with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) by hiring a Dubai-based law firm and a British lawyer for next month’s ICC hearing on the compensation claim filed by the PCB.

  • Pakistan skipper on India’s schedule: Rules should be same for all teams

    Dubai : Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed Tuesday expressed his displeasure at the Indian team playing all its Asia Cup matches in Dubai while the others are being made to shuttle between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. India were to play two matches in Abu Dhabi but the schedule was tweaked to allow Rohit Sharma’s men to play all their matches in Dubai.